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Meaning of “dope” in the English Dictionary

"dope" in British English

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dopenoun

uk   /dəʊp/  us   /doʊp/

dopeverb [T]

uk   /dəʊp/  us   /doʊp/
to give a ​person or an ​animaldrugs in ​order to make them ​performbetter or ​worse in a ​competition: They were ​arrested for doping ​racehorses. to give a ​person or an ​animal a ​drug to make them ​want to ​sleep: We always have to dope upourcat for ​longcarjourneys.

dopeadjective

slang
(Definition of dope from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dope" in American English

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dopenoun

 us   /doʊp/
  • dope noun (DRUG)

[U] infml any ​illegaldrug
  • dope noun (PERSON)

[C] infml a ​stupid or ​foolishperson: You shouldn’t have told him, you dope!
  • dope noun (INFORMATION)

[U] slang informationknown by only a few ​people: A new ​column of inside dope about the ​filmindustrybegins next ​month.
(Definition of dope from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dope”
in Spanish droga…
in Vietnamese chất ma túy…
in Malaysian ubat…
in Thai ยาเสพติด (คำสแลง)…
in French drogue…
in German das Rauschgift…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毒品, 大麻…
in Turkish esrar, uyuşturucu madde, budala…
in Russian наркотик, болван…
in Indonesian obat bius…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毒品, 大麻…
in Polish prochy, trawka, bałwan…
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